NPF payout underway

Solomon Islands National Provident Fund (SINPF) has commenced payment to its members under the COVID-19 emergency withdrawals as of last week. A statement from SINPF Media Unit yesterday said payout to members has officially commenced on Thursday and will continue today and in the coming days. Hundreds of members have applied to withdraw part of…

Developments in Malaita on track

The Suidani-led Malaita Alliance for Rural Advancement (MARA) government’s rebellious stance on the switch of diplomatic recognition to China from Taiwan is after all not in vain.  Rather, it earned him development partners and friends far and near that is ready to support his government’s development policies for the province.  Amongst the projects earmarked for…

63 SUSPECTS NABBED

Over two nights for allegedly breaching curfew By IAN M.KAUKUI A TOTAL of 63 suspects have been arrested and six vehicles detained over two nights of curfew for allegedly breaching the partial lockdown enforced under the state of public emergency within the city’s emergency zone. The emergency zone is between Alligator Creek in East Honiara…

PM actives state of emergency powers

CURFEW STARTS TONIGHT PRIME Minister Manasseh Sogavare on Thursday announced a two-day nightly curfew for Honiara that will start 8pm tonight. The curfews will be effective from 8pm to 5am tonight and tomorrow night. While people’s movement will be strictly restricted during those two nights, they will be free to move around as usual during the days. Sogavare…

TOP DOC FIRED OVER FB POSTS

A TOP doctor has been fired over his Facebook postings which the government claimed are false, misleading and inflammatory. Dr. Claude Posala, an eye-specialist working at the National Referral Hospital in Honiara received his marching orders from Nego Sisiolo, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Public Service yesterday morning. “…yes, I got terminated this…